Salt Lake City Weekly | Issue Archives | Nov 24, 2005
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  • Nov 24-30, 2005
  • Vol. 22, No. 28


  • Leavitt Be

    Everyone clamored to congratulate native son and former Gov.Mike Leavitt when he ascended to the corridors of power as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Everyone clamored with congratulations again when he switched gears late last year...
  • Child’s Play

    My childhood memories include some minor competitive elements'spelling bees, a science fair and, of course, sports. Getting good grades in school was important mostly because my parents told me so. But the extracurricular competitions were, at least for...
  • Chestnuts, Literally

    Ten can’t-miss gift ideas for the eccentrics on your list.
  • The Art of Giving Gifts of Convenience

    Put off holiday shopping this year? No worries. With some pocket change and an all-night convenience store, it can still be a happy holiday.
  • Pod Primer

    Are you a pod person yet? Maybe this Christmas, you’ll get your own set of ear buds.
  • Syndicated Columns
  • Dry Mouth in Plymouth

    Is it true the Mayflower landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1620 because the ship ran out of beer? I have been told that barrels of beer were the most voluminous and important item in the hold because water couldn’t stay drinkable on a ship for...

Eat & Drink

  • Wine
  • A Conniosseur’s Wish List

    In this column, I write mostly about inexpensive to moderately priced wines that most of us can afford. I normally shy away from bottles more suited to billionaire budgets. But this week, I’m making an exception. This article is aimed directly at...


  • Track Stars

    Rockin’ with Mick & Allen of KBER’s Freak Show
  • Music Picks

    Thanksgiving Karaoke, Allister, Lovemakers, Quiet Riot ...

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